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AECOM Technology Corp (NYSE:ACM)
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio
13.20 (As of Today)

As of today, AECOM Technology Corp's share price is $37.69. AECOM Technology Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $2.84. Hence, AECOM Technology Corp's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio for today is 13.20.

ACM' s 10-Year Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio Range
Min: 4.43   Max: 268.18
Current: 13.2

4.43
268.18

During the past 12 years, AECOM Technology Corp's highest Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio was 268.18. The lowest was 4.43. And the median was 21.59.

ACM's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratiois ranked higher than
84% of the 1118 Companies
in the Global Engineering & Construction industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. ACM: 13.20 )

AECOM Technology Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the three months ended in Jun. 2014 was $0.64. Its Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was $2.84.

During the past 12 months, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate of AECOM Technology Corp was -28.60% per year. During the past 3 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 64.90% per year. During the past 5 years, the average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 38.40% per year.

During the past 12 years, AECOM Technology Corp's highest 3-Year average Free Cash Flow per Share Growth Rate was 64.90% per year. The lowest was 0.00% per year. And the median was -10.30% per year.


Definition

AECOM Technology Corp's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow ratio for today is calculated as

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Share Price/Free Cash Flow per Share (TTM)
=37.69/2.84
=13.27

AECOM Technology Corp's Share Price of today is $37.69.
AECOM Technology Corp's Free Cash Flow per Share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Jun. 2014 was 1.46 (Sep. 2013 ) + 1.19 (Dec. 2013 ) + -0.45 (Mar. 2014 ) + 0.64 (Jun. 2014 ) = $2.84.

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

It can also be calculated from the numbers for the whole company:

Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Ratio=Market Cap/Free Cash Flow

Explanation

Free Cash Flow is considered more important than earnings by value investors. The reason is because, in principle, only the net cash that can be taken from the business belongs to shareholders. This Free Cash Flow can be used to grow the business, reduce debt or return to shareholders in dividends or share buybacks.

In a DCF Calculation Free Cash Flow is used to determine the intrinsic value of companies.


Be Aware

In real business, Free Cash Flow can be affected by the change in accounts receivable, accounts payable, management’s decision on expansion, etc. Therefore, investors should look at the Free Cash Flow over the longer term. Long-term average of Free Cash Flow is a more reliable indicator for real free cash flow.


Related Terms

Free Cash Flow, Free Cash Flow per Share, P/S Ratio, P/B Ratio, P/E Ratio


Historical Data

* All numbers are in millions except for per share data and ratio. All numbers are in their own currency.

AECOM Technology Corp Annual Data

Sep04Sep05Sep06Sep07Sep08Sep09Sep10Sep11Sep12Sep13
pfcf 0.000.000.0035.6429.1019.1131.5135.346.308.88

AECOM Technology Corp Quarterly Data

Mar12Jun12Sep12Dec12Mar13Jun13Sep13Dec13Mar14Jun14
pfcf 12.784.816.305.826.797.998.887.0110.6211.11
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